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Saturn SC Problems

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Most Common Saturn SC Problems

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be rep...
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1 Known Saturn SC Brakes Problem

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.

2 Known Saturn SC Drive Train Problems

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be rep...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...

1 Known Saturn SC Electrical & Lights Problem

The alternator may fail causing the charge light to illuminate. Driving with this condition will eventually cause the engine to stall due to low system voltage.

2 Known Saturn SC Engine Problems

The timing chain may come into contact with the timing cover, causing noise in the engine. Replacement of worn timing chain components will be necessary to correct this concern.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

0 Known Saturn SC Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known Saturn SC Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.

1 Known Saturn SC Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known Saturn SC Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known Saturn SC Suspension & Steering Problems

The power steering hoses commonly leak fluid. Any leaking hoses should be replaced.
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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Known Saturn SC Problems & Complaints

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.
Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be rep...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
The alternator may fail causing the charge light to illuminate. Driving with this condition will eventually cause the engine to stall due to low system voltage.
The timing chain may come into contact with the timing cover, causing noise in the engine. Replacement of worn timing chain components will be necessary to correct this concern.
The power steering hoses commonly leak fluid. Any leaking hoses should be replaced.
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